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Allenheads Farmhouse and Adjacent Farmbuildings, Allendale

Description: Allenheads Farmhouse and Adjacent Farmbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240149

OS Grid Reference: NY8590345499
OS Grid Coordinates: 385903, 545499
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8042, -2.2208

Location: B6295, Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9HJ

Locality: Allendale
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 9HJ

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Listing Text


25/28 Allenheads Farmhouse
and adjacent

House and planned farmbuildings: byres, cart sheds and stables with haylofts
over. Early C19. Squared rubble with dressings, hipped slate roofs. Ranges
enclose 3 sides of a square yard open to the east. Farmhouse occupies eastern
part of north range; 2 storeys, 3 bays. 1st bay with boarded door and renewed
window to left, 2nd and 3rd bays 16-pane sash windows in moulded boxes on both
floors; 2 stone ridge stacks. To left 1 bay of farm building with 3 doorways
and pitching door above. Right return has boarded door with overlight, 16-
pane sash in moulded box to left with similar window above; small outshut to
rear of house. To rear of yard (west) range of 2 storeys, 4 bays, to left
(south) range of 2 storeys, 5 bays: elliptical-arched cart entrances, boarded
doors, pitching doors to haylofts. Left return of south range has 16-pane
sash in moulded box to 1st floor. Rear elevations of farm buildings with
fewer openings; slit vents to haylofts. Yard paved with stone setts has
infilled central pond, with border of large paving slabs, where the mine ponies
which were stabled here were washed. Rubble wall, with arched coping and
central stone piers holding C20 metal gate, towards road.

Listing NGR: NY8590345499

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Source: English Heritage

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